Turn everyday snapshots into photographs by improving your shots with fine art techniques. Discover methods for approaching lighting and low-light compensation, composition, using your own camera. Learn about the impact of exposure, aperture and shutter speed. Will also include post-picture discussions on retouching, cropping and image editing programs, also care and storage of camera and batteries.
Digital Photography - a hands on approach
You will need to bring your camera, manual and any other accessories you might want to use.
Goals are determined by you and should be thought about before you come.
I will have a computer and project on screen for demonstration.
Clean-up & maintenance, file handling, naming and storage.
Photo application use, image analysis,editing, retouching and cropping. ( very large subject). Workflow.
Care and cleaning - sensor considerations, batteries, storage. Controls - impact on the photograph. Exposure, ISO, shutter speed, aperture, focus.
Understanding the image. What is the difference between a snapshot and a photograph. Visual grammar. I like to look at photographs and discuss.